How Korea was founded on garlic and quarantine: mythology

“Garlic is the reason Koreans have in-body defenses against bacteria and viruses.” Just to get facts straight from the start (in this age of ludicrous fake news), here’s professionals’ take “Professionals are skeptical. ‘There is no evidence that Koreans, or other populations, have specifically strong adaptive immune systems’ to the virus, said Gurel. Asia TimesContinue reading “How Korea was founded on garlic and quarantine: mythology”

Korean law shown through drama “Flower of Evil”

When the movie “The King and the Clown” was released in South Korea (2005), men and women left cinemas awestruck by the beauty of 23 year old rookie actor Lee Jun Ki. Much understandably so… Loads of Korean idols and actors with dazzling looks grace our Instagram feeds and TV screens nowadays, but I thinkContinue reading “Korean law shown through drama “Flower of Evil””

“Innisfree No-Sebum Mineral Pact & Powder” review

RATING: 4/5 I have oily skin. If you have oily skin, you will know exactly what that means. It means showering in the morning and seeing my face/hair oily by noon. The fact that I live in Singapore, an all-year round summer country, (humid/hot/rainy) doesn’t help much. After years of spending my school life tryingContinue reading ““Innisfree No-Sebum Mineral Pact & Powder” review”

How & whys of Seo Ye Ji’s fashion in drama “It’s okay to not be okay”

Seo Ye Ji in the drama “It’s okay not to be okay” plays Go Mun Yeong, an unpredictable, fiery-tempered beautiful female lead who seems frighteningly cold-hearted and brutal but with a closer look, even surprisingly vulnerable and loveable. Portraying a rich and popular author of children’s books, Seo Ye Ji is often dressed in clothesContinue reading “How & whys of Seo Ye Ji’s fashion in drama “It’s okay to not be okay””

History of Korean men’s accessories & make-up

Silver grey hair, a seemingly statuesque face and of course, the long, eye-catching drop earring- of BTS V in the music video of “DNA” (2017) left the millions who watched (and re-watched) the clip in awe. BTS V wasn’t the first and certainly not the last K-pop idol to sport quite an unconventional accessory forContinue reading “History of Korean men’s accessories & make-up”

How K-Food Dalgona came about

What I’d like to introduce in this post is dalgona, which, contrary to what many believe, is completely different from dalgona coffee. I like to making dalgona with my family. As a Korean living in Singapore, I like to feel close to home now and then. We even bought a dalgona making set the lastContinue reading “How K-Food Dalgona came about”

SG HealthCare Body Spin Review

RATING: 4/5 I bought an “SG HealthCare Body Spin” a year ago because of some really bad muscle cramps I was having in my legs. The product looks like this! I love the pink color of the roller. The design’s pretty and simple. How to use Press the “Power” button and you’ll see a glowContinue reading “SG HealthCare Body Spin Review”